Instructional Designer, Custom Learning Solutions

LRN is seeking an Instructional Designer for our growing Content Creation and Development Team to help us produce engaging, informative, and effective Ethics & Compliance (E&C) learning materials for training courses, workshop assets, and content that support our partners’ workforce education needs.

Key Skills: learning scenario design, instructional design, script writing, storyboarding, needs analysis, project scoping, collaborative working, communication, problem-solving, vision

The individual in this role will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop content that adheres to prescribed learning outcomes and that highlights LRN’s point-of-view
  • Develop instructional strategy and learning objectives for new content and participate in the upkeep of existing course content for our global partners
  • Work closely with subject matter experts, development editors, and video and animation collaborators to develop a variety of learning tools that range in length from short vignettes to scenario-based online courses
  • Design instructional alignment that engages adult learners on ethical workplace behaviors and understanding of ethical responsibilities through compelling, story-driven narratives that come to life through imagery, animation and/or video
  • Master and suggest enhancements to LRN’s authoring tool to craft interactive, scenario-based learning components
  • Handle multiple projects at a given time, as well as collaborating with freelance IDs
  • Manage instructional scope and development budget for each project
  • Command of MS Office, experience with content authoring tools, and knowledge of collaboration software

Qualifications and Skills

Five years of content creation experience in development of instructional outlines, storyboards, text, and learning activities for digital assets within an education, publishing, or other media position. As a candidate, it’s vital to be able to point to evidence of the following behaviors:

  • Leadership skills that shows a strong connection with LRN’s mission and values
  • On-time delivery of timely, high-quality projects and services
  • Comfort operating in an organization that aspires to self-governance
  • Flexibility and adaptability—able to change direction quickly to meet stakeholder needs
  • Holding colleagues to high standards respectfully and empathetically
  • Internalizing feedback, responding appropriately, and incorporating it into daily practices
  • Solutions-based work ethic and ability to pay attention to detail
  • Collaborating with team members in a concerted and deliberate manner
  • Relentlessly learner-focused—content must be interesting, intuitively conveyed, current, and accurate
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and influencing skills
  • B.A. required; advanced degree and relevant ethics & compliance industry experience a plus


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